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Dec 4, 2012 5:00pm PST
owned oyster company at point reyes national seashore today sued the federal government for the right it to stay in that park. owners of the drake's bay oyster company are angry that the interior secretary has refused to renew their special use permit to operate the company inside the park. the suit claims the government's environmental impact review violated federal rules and failed to provide enough public notice. park service staff claim the oyster company endangers the wild nature of point reyes national seashore. >>> the strange saga of john mca fee continues today with word he is in guatemala seeking asylum. the anti-virus software founder posted a message on his blog today saying he escaped from belize. he says he is meeting with guatemalan officials today and if all goes well he'll do a press conference tomorrow. authorities in belize want to talk to him as a pen of interest in the murder of his neighbor. he claims he's innocent. >>> sonoma county firefighters are work to be determine the cause of a fire that left a house a total loss. crews from twelve agencies raced to
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Dec 4, 2012 6:00pm PST
department said the government would not reyou in the company's permit to operate at the point reyes national seashore which is set to expire in 90 days. >>> a revamped facebook messenger service could be competing with text messaging according to some analysts. the new android app was unveiled today in south africa, india, australia and venezuela. the service works like an instant message network except users can bypass expensive global text messaging fees, implemented by cell phone companies. the service is expected to roll out worldwide soon. >>> federal regulators ever approved disney's deal to buy lucas film. the $4.5 billion deal was announced in october. today anti-trust regulators issued the notice of claire are clearance. disney says with its new acquisition was star wars franchise it plans to make sequels to the six part series. >>> organizers of san francisco's outside lands music festival have set the dates for 2013. the festival in golden gate park will run august 9-11. it features dozens of bands over three days along with food, wine and beer. no word yet on the lineup.
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Nov 29, 2012 4:00am PST
continues to climb. new jersey governor chris christie is asking the federal government to cover nearly $37 billion in damages. fema has already handed out more $500 million in assistance. yesterday, new york governor andrew cuomo pegged sandy damage at $32 billion in his state. insurance giant allstate predicts it will lose 1 billion dollars in catastrophe costs in october, mostly due to sandy. bp is getting a slap on the wrist from the government. the enviornmental protection agency will temporarily suspend the company from opening new contracts. following the 2010 deepwater horizon spill, the epa says bp acted with a "lack of business integrity." it will not impact bp's current contracts. earlier this month, bp pled guilty to charges connected to the 2010 deepwater horizon spill and was slapped with a $4.5 billion fine. bp's suspension could last up to a year. the criminal investigation into the explosion that killed 29 miners reveals more signs the owners may have violated federal safety rules on purpose. a u.s. attorney is charging the former president of massey energy with
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Dec 6, 2012 4:00am PST
, walmart and other u.s. companies have been battling to set up shops there. the indian government has enough votes to pave the way for the retailers despite crisitism that bringing in big box stores will crush small shops and farmers. later this week, the indian parliament's upper house will debate the issue. details are emerging into how a fire at a bangledesh factory could have been avoided. the factory makes clothes for walmart and sears. last month, 100 people were killed in the fire. since 2005, more than 700 garment workers have died, according to a labor rights group. bloomberg news has uncovered in a recent meeting an official for walmart saying that paying for the upgrade of the factory would be "too costly." walmart is declining comment. starbucks plans do for tea what it did for coffee. the coffee chain is going supersize by opening 20,000 more cafes by 2014, with much of the growth coming from china. 1500 stores will open in the u.s. alone in a span of 5 years. and now with the recent acquisition of teavana, starbucks will eventually open "tea bars" in shopping malls. for
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Nov 30, 2012 4:00am PST
debt limit is okay for now. the treasury has the money to fund the government up to march of 2013. speculation is building t-mobile may start selling apple iphones next week. a campaign called "fast food forward" is happening in new york. employees are planning walkouts at burger king, kfc and taco bell. they want pay hikes up to $15 per hour and the right to form a union. we are here to serve up some information about the market. tim mulholland of china-america capital joins us now. good morning to you tim. it is the final trading day of the month. what do you anticipate? > > i think more of the same we've been seeing. the market seems to think it has a lot of resilience. we bounced earlier this week off of the 200-day moving average. s&p down around 1382-3 level. we are now near the post-election highs, which, end-of-month buying, typically book-squaring and so forth, typically leads to higher prices, so i would probably expect that, albeit interrupted by headlines regarding the fiscal cliff. > what is your reaction to a lawmaker who wants to put an extra tax on high-speed tradi
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Dec 6, 2012 10:00pm PST
two heart attacks last night. >> reporter: mcafee had a different story. a government doctor who examined him agreed saying his heart rhythm and blood pressure were normal. mcafee arriving in guatemala after refusing to speak to authorities in belize about the shooting death of his neighbor. he thinks the murder is a home invasion gone wrong and he says he thinks the belize government wants to kill him. >> it's a convenient thing for him. the next door neighbor got killed now we can do something. we can get him. >> reporter: the belize police deny they want to kill him calling him bonkers. in miami, phil keating, fox news. >>> a stretch of highway 1 is still closed and will remain closed at least until tomorrow at noon. traffic is barred for about 5 miles between jenner and timber cove. detours are in place. >>> low clouds and fog are trying to form out there right now. the temperatures are dropping. the forecast overnight lows are in the upper 30s and low 40s. coincidentally dewpoint temperatures are in the low 40s. most areas like napa. vallejo, concord, you're going to hit you
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Dec 3, 2012 5:00pm PST
kill him? he was a neighbor. >> reporter: do you believe the government is -- this is a ventetta by the -- vendeada by the government? >> absolutely. >> authorities say they want to talk to him as a person of interest. >>> an arrest tonight in a case of a teenage girl beaten. >> paul chambers tells us why the father sup set with -- up set with police. >> reporter: police are being tight lipped about this. including to the victim's father. we found out a man was arrested in this case. been about a week since the 16- year-old left this facility, two days later she was found badly beaten in san francisco. >> reporter: the home to the 16- year-old who has a mental capacity of a 7-year-old. today i reached out to the ceo to get a statement, he hasn't returned our call but the father did. >> i am excited someone has been arrested for what happened to my daughter. >> reporter: tuesday night she left the facility and was last seen here at the bart center. two days later she turned up on a muni bus in san francisco. her father believes she was sexually assaulted. >> by the bruises, i know wh
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Dec 2, 2012 4:00pm PST
we agreed with republicans, last year, on defense and a range of other government programs, proposed $600 billion of detailed reforms and savings, to our health care and other government programs, that is $600 billion. in fact, the health care savings in that plan, are larger than the plans we have seen republicans in the past in the context -- >> was that in the budget. >> these proposals -- we proposed these last fall and in the president's budget, they are very detailed and -- >> that was a budget voted down 99-0 in the senate. >> a lot of politics in the town, and it is carefully designed set of reforms and if they want to go beyond the reforms and do it differently they should say how. we can't do -- >> what if they were to propose the republican budget they passed? they passed the last two years. >> there is no risk they'll do that, chris. >> chris: wouldn't it be as serious as you proposing your budget. >> the american people have taken a long time to take a careful, hard look at the plan and found no merit in it. so, the republicans aren't going to propose it again.
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Dec 5, 2012 5:00pm PST
nonprofit leaders say they're afraid if the government limits the deduction people would drastically cut back on their donation. >> that means there will be less opportunity for people to be fed. there will be less nights of care provided for those who are homeless. there will be less service for disaster situations. >> some republican pros pose limiting all itemized tax deductions, but president obama wants to increase tax rates for the wealthiest 2% of americans instead. >>> government regulators are taking action against a baby recliner company. the consumer product safety commission filed a complaint against pennsylvania-based baby matters to stop the sale of the nap nanny. four infant deaths are associated with a rauled version soft that recliner and one death is associateed with the newest version called the chill. the owner of the company posted a message on the web site saying no infant has ever been hurt when the nap nanny is use aid cording to instructions. >>> christmas is coming to the state cop toll and it's happening live right now. want to show yao a live picture here
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Nov 29, 2012 6:00pm PST
tomorrow. >> after the break, the government booting out a bay area tradition, what this means for your food prices. >>> a state appeals court up held a conviction of a teacher who pleaded no contest to molesting a student in the 1990s. she filed an appeal following her appeal deal. he sexually abused her when she was a teen. he faces an 8 year prison sentence. >> a classmate of two sisters killed created a website to help the family. they died after their suv crashed on highway 101. her friend launched the site and it raised $6,500. you can find a link on our website, www.ktvu.com. >>> officials have agreed to allow more public airing of its review process. >> the meetings have to be public, noticed. you have to allow for that. we will work with them on that. and i think it will make for a better product. >> he says officials need to address the perception and the reality there are conflictsflicts of interest. >>> set back for a business. ktvu's health and science editor john fowler traveled to drakes bay. >> reporter: a gray and gloomy day at drake's bay. oyster farm is ending. sudden
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Nov 29, 2012 4:30am PST
for making government efficient. >>> it seems we have a bit of a break but tara is in for sal and fortunately there is an accident in -- unfortunately there is an accident in napa. >>> yes, we also have an accident in the east bay to show you and this is in oakland and 880 northbound, we have a car that is blocking, somebody stalled and somebody else came along so it is a hit-and-run and we will keep an eye on that for you. you can see the traffic is flowing nicely and we have a hi wind in effect and traffic is flowing well in both directions on 280. >>> we are getting a little bit of a break here, we still have very light showers, a little midst to the north, but the front is up here and it is going to move a little slower this time and late tonight into friday, so we have a couple more systems to go. this is a day where you can get a break but in this series, we will take it into sunday and next week look likes a much calmer pattern and by monday we will be on the dry side of all of this, 58 in hood wood and it will be a -- haywood and for us it is just a mild shower pattern and
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Dec 4, 2012 7:00am PST
near damascus. syrian immediate yay blames terrorists. the syrian government is often called rebels trying to overthrow the syrian regime terrorists. there's still investigations going on. >>> iran has claimed to have captured a u.s. drone. a radar image shows the image. iran says it captured the drone after it entered iranian airspace over the persian gulf. however, a u.s. navy spokesperson said no drips are missing in the u.s. and said some have been lost over the sea in the past but not recently. they also point out that other nations also have scanned eagle drones. >>> who would taxpayers blame if we go over the fiscal cliff? new numbers are out and alison burns joins us live with more. >> reporter: a few research polls out show more americans would blame republicans over the white house. this poll shows that 53% of americans say if we go over the fiscal cliff, more blame would fall on republicans in congress. 27% believe the finger would be pointing at president obama. now, the president vowed during his re-election campaign that we would not reach that point but we're -- but w
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Dec 6, 2012 6:00am PST
opening shops. now the federal government is reminding everybody, marijuana is not legal under federal law. >> couldt graduations. >>> it is now legal for same -- congratulations. >>> it's now legal for same sex couples to marry in seattle. dozen have lined up outside the administration building shortly after they assigned the new video. we want to show you a photo of kate middleton leaving the hospital with her husband prince william and what went wrong during her stay and we will have more on why the hospital is now apologizing. >>> they are hoping to cash in on a big promise. joining us from sunny veil, with details, you have to bring us back some soup and bread. >> okay, i will do that, pam, just for you, but that big promise, free sourdough bread for the entire year. >> reporter: check out this line, the first person in line showed up and we are live at the latest area in sunny veil california and some people have come out as far as new york but we are here with ross. how are you doing? tell us what people can expect? >> well, the doors open at 10:30 but what we are celebrating is
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Dec 5, 2012 10:00pm PST
threat of a government default into the current negotiations. >> that is a bad strategy for america. it is a bad strategy for your businesses, and it is not a game that i will play. >> in spite of the rhetoric, president obama and house speaker john boehner did speak by phone today for the first time in days. neither side is revealing what they discussed. >>> on wall street, stocks ended mixed with a fiscal cliff. the dow industrials gained 82 points amid optimism about a deal in washington perhaps in the next week. the tech heavy nasdaq fell 22 led lower by apple. its shares were 6% lower. apple's largest loss in a year. apple shares lost $37 to close at 538 and change. still apple stock is up more than $100 since the start of the year. >>> meantime, citigroup announced plans to cut 11,000 jobs, or 4% of its workforce. the company says the cuts will save more than $1 billion a year. the bulk of the jobs are in global operations. it is unclear how many jobs will be lost here in the united states. >>> i already calculated your rain total for the day. next, the conditions you can expect t
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Dec 7, 2012 6:00am PST
year. >>> new unemployment numbers came out this morning the government report says more jobs were added to the economy in november than the economists had predicted. 146,000 jobs were added. and the unemployment rate fell to a four-year low of 7.7%. >>> two san jose restaurants have a lot of cleaning up to do after a fire forced them to evacuate last night. ktvu janine de la vega is in san jose to tell us about a newly discovered problem at some neighboring businesses. janine. >> reporter: well, pam, there is no fire damage on the outside of this building with the fire happened at panda express. but the electricity is out in the entire building. where you see right now it's supposed to be open at 6:00 a.m. but the employees are sitting inside there with candles on. they are waiting for help. this fire erupted before 9:30 last night. when the restaurants on san filipe road they were full of customers. firefighters arrived and had them evacuated. they located the origin of the fire which was at a crawl space between the attic and exterior electrical sign. firefighters managed to get
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Dec 4, 2012 9:00am PST
show you the money. $6,256. she goes on to say i am a victim of the government to say how the government took her baby and charged her with neglect. although she is not a mother now she can still find a purpose in this life. you are probably wondering what the heck is this? this is real because shortly after york county sheriffs department took this girl into custody into charges that she robbed a bank in waco and stole a car in york county. look at the pictures from the new york news time. here is hannah getting arrested. >> in the same outfit she was in when she shot the video. >> it was the same outfit she was in when she robbed the bank. >> no way! >> i think you are done. >>> if you go on one of those safaris in africa you want to get close to the animals. here this guy captures these lions. one guy to the right and another to the left. they see each other and don't seem to like each other. >> whoa! >> holy moly! >> the lionesses are getting involved. >> stop fighting. don't get in a fight. >> that's my man. don't mess with my man. i will mess you up. >> this is like a sa
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Dec 5, 2012 4:00am PST
is a lack of confidence in the united states government. that's plain and simple right now. are we going to lose our safehaven status? i doubt it right now. but in the short term, people are worried that this thing is not going to get figured out, and taking their money elsewhere. > what are some of the best sectors and the worst sectors you see? > > i look at it two ways. right now, i would look at financials and materials over energy and utilities, simply because the tailwind in the housing recovery that we are going to continue to see in 2013 will directly benefit both financials and materials. we have already seen a big run-up in energy and utilities. they have probably seen the better part of earnings over the last couple of years. > were you impressed by toll bros. earnings yesterday? > > i really was. i think it's just more that's going to continue. i think we as a nation, we as investors, underestimate the tailwind that the housing recovery is going to supply, and toll brothers is the prime example. > larry, thanks for coming on the show. have a good day. the largest shippi
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Dec 6, 2012 7:00am PST
government is suing a company that makes baby products. >> baby matters produces the nap nanny and chill infant recliners. the consumer products safety collision had ordered a recall after -- safety commission had ordered a recall after an infant died after using the nap nanny. >>> megabus is offering a deal, the low cost city-to-city express bus company is giving out 200,000 free tickets. megabus is known for selling a few seats on each bus for just $1 per trip. the company recently resumed service in the u.s. with a hub in san francisco. >>> a gay blogger will be in a san francisco croom because of a controversial foe -- san francisco courtroom because of a controversial photo. >>> the rain has moved out but some fog has moved in. >>> a look at 101 in san francisco. kind of slow going as you make your way to the bay bridge. we'll have more traffic hot spot the later -- hot spots later. ♪ we were skipping stones and letting go ♪ ♪ over the river and down the road ♪ [ female announcer ] at nature valley, we know nature comes together in amazing ways. that's why we bring together
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Nov 30, 2012 7:00am PST
deserves equal treatment under federal law and if the government's defense of marriage act that defines marriage as one man and one woman is constitutional. >> do we have any idea of what we may hear a decision in. >> in. >> reporter: we have been hearing a lot of different situations for how this news will come out. the justices are meeting to decide among themselves whether they are going to take up these cases. there are about seven challenges, we could get word later today -- the most likely situation i'm hearing is early next week. >>> san francisco officials have asked the court of appeals to give them 24 hours notice 23 if they decide to lift the stay on same sex marriages so the city clerk can prepare for when is expected to be a rush of same sex couples wantinto marry. there are plans for a big celebration in the castro district on monday night if same sex marriage becomes legal again in california. >> this morning the california law that prohibits mental health from siders counseling gay minors on how to become straight will have it's first legal test. in sacramento a district
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Nov 29, 2012 10:00pm PST
name of a dear friend. >> they're calling it a shock. the federal government today booting out a century hold bay area tradition. what this may mean for your food prices. >>> back now to the storm will be bringing rain to the north bay. bill what are you seeing. >> that's representing the heavier rainfall. we move in closer we're near -- near petaluma. nevato some heavier rain. and then we head south out toward the fremont area and hayward just light rain. but it's all spreading south as we go through the next few hours this area is going to drive south with significant rain and significant wind. so when i come back in a few minutes we're going to take a look at the rest of this storm's timing and we get into the next storm which is equally as strong. >>> the faa issued an advisory due to the low cloud ceiling. some flights are being delayed as much as five hours. only about 20% of the departures are on time. oakland international is experiencing short delays while san jose international is operating normally. >>> the coast guard wants boaters and beachgoers to be extra careful b
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Dec 6, 2012 5:00am PST
affected, allison? >> 135 government workers in california could lose their jobs if there is no deal on those spending cuts that kick in at the end of the month. they say not only to plan for the cuts but that has changed. they are preparing to slice about 10% of their budget. experts are looking at 135 defense employees could lose their jobs but experts say there is still time to reach a deal and avoid those major lawsuits. >> nobody wants to reach a deal more than i. i will be ready to sit down with the president and solve this. >> reporter: they could be hit the hardest and i will have more about it during my next update on ktvu channel 2 morning news. >>> they are looking at grant money from the environmental protection agency. each student could be awarded a large sum of money. stanford's group wants to disinfect drinking water in bangladesh. in april they go to washington d.c. to prevent their work to a panel of scientists and the winner gets a second grant up to $90,000. >>> local governments are asking the president to create a new no ocean drilling in a 50- mile area from sonom
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Dec 7, 2012 9:30am PST
apparently a bit of an activist and they do see him near government buildings all the time. so possibly, maybe, he's creating a bit of a ruckus. >> with a water gun? >> it's cold in milwaukee. >> and then next thing you know they're on the ground rolling around and the officer started punching him and the clown was resisting. the cop needed to do what he needed to do to make sure that he was safe. >> the cop ended up arresting this clown for disorderly conduct and also for resisting arrest. >> do you think when he got in the jail cell the other guys in there were like, look at this clown. >> his name is kenneth. this is him in court with the red nose and all. >> take your nose off and have a seat. >> out of order. okay. i'll charge you $1,000 for that. you'll get a bill for that. can i get your name? >> going to bill him for making him take his nose off? >> a thousand bucks. he charges that much for it. he has adopted the full-on clown persona. clowns are supposed to be happy. >> not this one. he won't be happy when he's back in court in january. >>> i have a story out of york county, v
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Dec 6, 2012 12:00pm PST
that nearly the effects of superstorm sandy has faded. and this comes as the government releases the closely- watched survey for november. >>> apple will produce one of its existing lines of mcintosh computers next year. tim cook, the ceo, did not say which line or where in the house -- where in the u.s., the computers will be assembled. many are made in china. in the 1980s, they were made in fremont. in 1990, the production moved to elk grove in sacramento county. >>> lawyers for apple and samsung are scheduled to be back in federal court in san jose today. samsung wants the judge to throw out a billion-dollar judgment against it for infridgement and wants the judge to add $5 million of the award and -- apple wants the judge to add $5 million to the award. apple's stock, it is up nearly 1% after taking a big fall yesterday. >>> the grammy nominees were announced this morning and "fun" could get all top three awards for album, record and song of the year. "fun" shares a tally of six nominations with five other artists -- >>> the san francisco symphony also received a nod for best orc
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Dec 4, 2012 6:00am PST
the president cannot reach an agreement on government spending before the end of the year. >>> two bay area companies will help finance a study on the nutritional value of organic foods. now they are putting money into research on how different foods and their affects can affect health in the environment. they hope to disprove research that produce is not anymore nutritional than conventionally grown foods. >>> does anybody want it? why state officials say they are holding on to money they can't giveaway. >>> the royal palace has confirmed a future to the royal air is on the way. we will have more on why something this could start a baby boom. . >>> welcome back to the ktvu channel 2 morning news, a live look at the dow jones industrial average, very close to that 13,000 level, one stock that could certainly help, there it goes, home depot doing well and more is yet to come. >>> millions of dollars but nobody to claim it, and the state of california has $14 million in tax refunds but nobody to send them to. they rang up to $35,000 and to see if you have anyone claimed money click o
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Dec 5, 2012 6:00am PST
. >> republicans should not be conceding the federal government needs more money. >> reporter: we will be hearing from democrats shortly. minority leader nancy pelosi is holding a news conference. we'll have that for you during our next update. reporting live from washington, d.c. alison burns ktvu channel 2 news. >>> a los angeles area fire house is under fire for letting an exdeny letting an exercise company shoot a racy video inside its station. the video by hoopnautic.com shows a scantily dressed woman dancing around. the station was also in trouble last year for allowing some fire trucks to be used in a porn movie. >> san francisco police are using a new tool to help solve crime. the public can help use it to send in tips. coming up what police plan to do each week to close some unsolved cases. >>> 6:17. we have wet roads this morning. tara you are watching everything incolluding 101 in san francisco. >> we do have a lot to talk about at hospital curve. it's just kind of hard to see and a lot of lane changes. if we take a look at our maps we can show you some of thics accidents he
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Dec 4, 2012 4:00am PST
say, business and government complicity or ignorance, not realizing how important this is to our overall economy? > > one of the dilemmas that we find is that companies will often let go of capabilities because they say, "oh, this isn't important to my particular industry today." but then, that capability turns out to be important to other industries. and when those other industries need that in the future, it's like an industrial commons as we describe it. those other industries don't have access to it because the capabilities have withered away. > > that is interesting, because the united states is obviously known as a major center of innovation. so, what do we need to do to get back into making manufacturing a prominent part of our economy again? > > one of the things we tell businesses they have to do is really invest in capabilities, and make competing on capabilities a more important part of your strategy. that means getting people to understand how your capabilities are deployed and how they are developed in the company and involved in your strategy. we think government ha
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Dec 4, 2012 10:00pm PST
over oysters, why one family is now suing the federal government. >>> chief meteorologist bill martin updating his forecast right now. he's back with the timetable for tomorrow and beyond. >>> at first a car plows into a liquor store within the past hour. and late word about an injury of a person inside that store. ♪ i'd like to thank eating right, whole grain, multigrain cheerios! my bowl, my spoons! mom, are those my jeans? [ female announcer ] people who choose more whole grain tend to weigh less than those who don't. multigrain cheerios has whole grain and 110 delicious calories. ...more grains. less you! multigrain cheerios in multi-grain cheerios peanut butter. >>> new video into our newsroom now. we have learned a woman was injured after a car crashed into a liquor store in berkeley. the accident happened around 9:45 this evening. witnesses say a driver lost control of his car and went through the glass doors at the easy market liquor. initial reports indicate the woman's injuries are minor. she was though taken to the hospital. the driver remained on the scene and is
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Nov 29, 2012 12:00pm PST
hours on a story we first told you about last week. the government is shutting down a historic bay area oyster farm which has been in business nearly a century. the brake's bay has been seeking an extension to harvest oysters. last week u.s. interior secretary tour had the farm, and this morning he said he would not renew the company's lease that expires tomorrow, helping the area return to wilderness. >>> the number of new applications for unemployment benefits dropped for the second week in a row to 393,000. at the same time there's mixed news on economic growth. the revised figures show growth of 2.7% in the third quarter of this year, more than twice the quarter before. economists it to be below 2% for the fourth quarter. a with big part of recovery includes jobs, and there's a job fair going on in oakland. this is targeting military veterans. >>reporter: that's right. this is one of many job fairs that are going on throughout the country as we speak, but this is not just for those in the military, but for their spouses as well. this job fair called hiring our heroes includes home d
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Dec 1, 2012 10:00pm PST
emerged. syrian opposition groups say this video shows the aftermath of government shelling as people run with children to local hospitals and to safety. the syrian government blamed rebels for cutting the communication lines, but the opposition says the assad regime caused theblackout. >>> there are reports that a number of cars caught fire and at least three of the cars were crushed. a local firefighter reported that the tunnel's developmentlation system was malfunctioning and it's making it hard to navigate the scene. a japan continues and report says the mudslide triggered the collapse of the ceiling. >>> family friends and fans gathered outside of the funeral for hector camacho. the champion boxer was fatally shot november 20th in puerto rico as he sat with a friend in the car. camacho was 50 years old. >>> winds in colorado whipped up a long smoldering wildfire that start back in okay, burning in and around rocky mountain national park. in all 1500 acres have burned and the fire is only 40% contained. >>> federal officials say more collaboration is needed to help fight huge wildfire
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Nov 30, 2012 5:00am PST
this one of the most significant issues ever before the court. can the government prohibit people from getting married? the justices will meet behind closed doors today to decide if they will take up several challenges to gay marriage laws including california's ban on gay marriage proposition eight. same sex marriage supporters many of them are hoping court will let a lower court decision stand that overturned prop 8. san francisco city attorney dennis tells us if that happens couples could marry almost immediately. >> we want to be prepared if marriages do start to number one have staff on hand to perform marriages because there could be crowds. and number two from public safety per speck tiff. >> the justices will also announce if they will consider whether same sex marriage deserves equal treatment under federal law and if the governments defense of marriage act that defines marriage is between one man and one woman is constitutional. reporting live from washington, d.c. alison burns ktvu channel 2 news. >>> san francisco officials have asked the ninth circuit court of appeals to g
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Nov 29, 2012 5:00am PST
hoping to form a transitional government that could take over if the rebels overthrow president a sad. >>> allison in our washington dv newsroom with why they are calling them political feeders. >> reporter: the upgraded united nations status is seen as a significant step towards statehood. this is video from pall palestinians television ahead of the united nations vote after a failed bid last year, and today palestinians leaders are trying a different approach. mahmoud ahmadinejad is looking for non-observer status like the vatican and they would say it is territorial like the west bank. >> they will objectify the justice the palestinians have undergone beginning with the state of israel in 1948... >> reporter: the un vote comes after a cease-fire agreement at the un in gaza. some say mahmoud ahmadinejad needs to boost his own authority and we are looking at why the u.s. is opposing that, allison burns ktvu channel 2 morning news. >>> we have new details about a hero at cement plant in cupertino. they issued a report, they said the truck driver tried to tackle the gunman and save his
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Nov 29, 2012 6:00am PST
on actuality and they have afforded nurses more time to care for patients. >>> and a government report shows guantanamo bay detention camp can be closed without hurting u.s. security. they say 166 people right now are being held there and they could be moved to federal prisons -- prisons throughout the u.s. there are others with no reports of security problems. today there is a job fair and it is just for military veterans. the recruit, military job fair begins at 11:00 this morning at the oakland coliseum. it runs until 3:00 this afternoon. crews from a lost employers, including ge, lows and amtrak will be there looking for new workers. veterans and new federal reserves are invited to attend. >>> and san jose city hall includes 3 glass pedals that unfold on the outside revealing a series of years inside and it is a small scale version of a public art project. this is a winning tee sign asking them to use silicone technology but the proposed final sculpture would cost $20 million. >>> there are reports that pro- football players are taking viagra to make them more athletic. how
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Dec 7, 2012 4:00am PST
cost of hurricane sandy. christie is seeking $83 billion in extra disaster aid from the government. he's making the plea on behalf of his home state of new jersey, as well as for new york and connecticut. christie met with president obama at the white house first, then with house speaker john boehner at the capital. at a senate hearing thursday, senator charles schumer of new york presented his case for rebuilding the storm zone. "new york has no choice, we have to adapt. new york and new jersey are a waterfront region in the path of violent new weather realities." president obama meanwhile is seeking $50 billion from congress for emergency aid for 11 states with storm damage. the improving housing market is turning into a wealth builder for americans. according to the federal reserve, financial wealth in american households grew to $64 trillion, up $1.7 trillion during the 3rd quarter. here's how that happened: the value of real estate rose $300 billion, while stocks climbed $520 billion. economists have said an increase in wealth translates into consumer spending. the report from
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Nov 29, 2012 7:00am PST
leaders meeting and hope to form a transitional government that could take over syria if they are successful in over throwing the president. >> new details about a hero in last year's shooting at a cement plant. the district attorney said a truck driver is credited with lunging after the gunman in an effort to save his co workers, but he was shot and killed. that gunman, hid from police inside of a crawl space at a home in sunnyvale. deputies saw him the next day. they shot him but he had already died of aself inflicted gun shot wound. >>> a man convicted in a school bus kidnapping case won't be free any time soon. the 61-year-old fred woods was denied parole. he will stay in jail. he is one of three convicted of kidnapping a bus full of children in the central valley in 1976. another man was paroled in june. he was released in mountain view. >> round one is behind us. what about round go? steve is watching the latest computer models, he is working over there in the weather center. he have the timetable for how the rain will affect your day. >> and a new report of what would happe
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Dec 1, 2012 7:00am PST
owners refused to sale so the government built the road around the home. in the end the owners agreed to take $41,000 in compensation and the home was torn down. >> it has been a wet week here in the bay area but what about the sierra in how much snow is expected to fall by the end of the weekend. >> and a ramp on the run from police. more of this video and tell you how it all finally ended. . >> a bit of a lull in the wet weather coming our way for today with the next powerful punch already on the way as well. . >>> quite the unusual police pursuit stalled traffic in iowa yesterday. a ram jumped from a trailer started running. officers tried catching with their cars but it didn't work president the ram then ran for about an hour before a crowd was able to corner it and tackle it. the homeowner was cited for having an animal at large. >> poor guy. it is going to be a snowy weekend in the sierra. right now just wet. take a look at the roadways. that will change pretty quickly. some resorts are preconvicting up to seven feet of snow could fall. that's good news for skiers but means driv
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Nov 29, 2012 5:00pm PST
2014. >>> the u.s. government has identified prisons in the united states that could be used to house terrorists. they could move to six military brigs and prisons across the country. the findings support closing guantanamo bay. right now there are 166 terrorist being held at guantanamo bay. >>> a girl who was humiliated in a airport pat down, now congress is asking questions, why they heard no answers today. >> tomorrow's commute and the next storm that i was talking about that comes this week. week-- that comes this weekend. >>> congress is investigating a airport screening accident. a 17-year-old girl ended up partially nude during a pat down. why there were plenty of questions today but no answers. >> reporter: she was 17 and traveling with a youth group from a christian school and wearing a sun dress. during a pat down the dress slip, her breast exposed and she was the niece of a congressman. at a hearing today he wanted to know how -- >> a tsa who can't look at a 17- year-old girl in a sun dress and say she doesn't pose a risk without subjecting the public and a young lady to th
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Dec 7, 2012 7:00am PST
of the governing board were received from others. >>> the examiner reports that ogali lashed out a group yesterday -- out at a group yesterday. she was apointed to the board of supervisors -- appointed to the board of supervisors after mirkarimi was elected as sheriff. >>> fund-raising records were shattered by both president obama and mitt romney raising more than $2 billion. campaign finance recordsrd show president obama raised $1.1 million. mitt romney was close behind with 1.01 million. >>> a month -- a month after being re-elected president obama's rating is up to 57%. that's the highest rating since navy s.e.a.l.s killed osama bin laden. >>> 7:35. the national football league says it would help the oakland raiders, build a new stadium. roger goodell says it is crucial that the raiders approve their stadium situation and that the nfl would help for a new one. the raiders have held talks about a new stadium but no progress has been reported. >>> changes could be coming to the nfl next year. why some want those kickoffs to be eliminated and what might replace it. >>> an 18-year
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Nov 30, 2012 6:00am PST
the government defensive marriage act. defines marriage between one man and one woman is constitutional even in states that recognize gay marriage. reporting live alison burns ktvu channel 2 news. >>> san francisco city officials have asked the ninth circuit court of appeals to provide 24 hours notice before lifting its stay on same sex marriages. that is so the city clerk office can prepare for a rush of couples wanting to get married. there are plans for a horrible celebration. >>> a california woman accused of serving mushroom soup that killed four senior citizens has been ban from working at state senior facilities for the rest of her life. earlier this month five people got sick after the soup they ate. the woman claimed she did not know the mushrooms were poisonous but the state has ruled the deaths an accident. >>> mother is continuing her search for glues. kristin evans is from san diego. she was in san francisco yesterday to post reward fliers on the anniversary on her son's death. she says 20-year-old brandon was hanging out with friends near the horseshoe pit w
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